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First meeting: menu

January 7, 2014

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So: I gave DK my address and he came, armed with lunch – sort of. More like a picnic, which is how we ended up eating it anyway. I never thought about it at the time, but he didn’t ask what sort of food I liked or if I was vegetarian or had food allergies […]

My dog has fleas

June 8, 2013

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January 8, 2010. Friday. I’m prepping a job that shoots on Monday. It is bitterly cold. DK & I have a date for dinner tonight, which is practically a miracle since, from the first time we met over two years ago, he has never liked to plan ahead for anything. At least not with me. […]

Paint and peach cobbler

March 13, 2013

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From: DK (dk@drkbuild@dmail.com) Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 8:36 AM To: Gretchen (ggoddess@ocbell.com) RE: Peach cobbler Gretchen, I would LOVE to have peach cobbler with you. I love pie.  I love cobbler. Cobbler with you…made by you….would probably be even extra wonderful. Maybe if my 10am meeting today gets done with before lunch, we could go […]

Broccoli. Really?

February 23, 2013

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“I am wildly attracted to you and could talk to you for hours.” It’s ridiculous sometimes the things that remind us of past loves. Well, it is for me. But then, I am a bit of a savant when it comes to remembering certain types of things. Not things like where I was on 9/11 […]

Dark day in Dallas

October 19, 2012

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“Your boots are hot!” October 19, 2012 was a dark day here in Dallas; it was the day our beloved Big Tex burst into great balls of fire. All of Dallas mourned his passing. I created this piece as a fond farewell to one of the most reliable men in my life. (I titled it […]

Time for pie

September 10, 2012

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Norma’s is a stalwart icon of north Oak Cliff, the multi-ethnic, artist-friendly Dallas neighborhood south of downtown that is my home. They’ve been serving up blue-plate specials and Texas hospitality in the same humble spot on Davis St. since before I was born. It’s a down-home diner with a dash of sass. The plastic-coated menu […]